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IL Fornello

16 Josephine St, North Providence, RI 02904-5502
+1 401-722-5599
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (24 reviews)
“veal parm” (6 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
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16 Josephine St, North Providence, RI 02904-5502
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everything is made to order. Fine Italian food and its very cozy! Prices are great! I love the "specials" they offer! Good Eatin!

Thank rsmith286
Reviewed January 6, 2018

ended up here due to Groupon but will be back....tucked away in neighborhood but glad made drive...food/service/atmosphere...italian at its best!!!..ask questions if needed!

Thank CoachK2525
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

I purchased a very generous Groupon to this small restaurant which seemed to have good reviews. Food was average prices were high service was rude. Will not be returning

2  Thank warren f
Reviewed September 7, 2017

We have been here many times and the food is terrific. This time our server took our order and then totally forgot about us, thanks for the bus servers that cleared our table and got our bill. Our waiter who I believe was Nick was...More

3  Thank Rcthayer
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

From the greeting to the server to the food excellent!! Some of the best Italian food in RI. You can cut the veal parmigiana with your fork. It reminds me of a Boston North End restaurant.

1  Thank Tom S
Reviewed June 12, 2017

We had my son's confirmation party at Il Fornello's in May. We had a private party on a Sunday. The food was fantastic. We've never had a bad meal here. The food is always fresh and hot. Fantastic service as well. Sue is probably one...More

Thank danjoan14
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Why haven't I reviewed this yet!? If your looking for amazing food and want to avoid the hill, here's your place. It's a gem huddled in between a residential area of North providence on Charles street. The food is truly spectacular. The chef is none...More

1  Thank kellymarie5029
Reviewed May 5, 2017

Wonderful veal parm, friendly wait staff, (Groupon available at the time of my visit) EVERYTHING made to order! Dates, girls night, family etc. Large parking area. Family style salad. Warm bread. So go get your Groupon!

1  Thank coleen c
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Four of us for dinner last Saturday. Located in a residential neighborhood. Make reservations on weekend, We had drinks, appetizers, meals and drinks after. Apps were calamari, cabresi salad (sp?) and house appetizer special. Large portions and very tasty.Tomatoes were meaty and ripe. Main courses...More

1  Thank Eric J
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

We went because of a Groupon discount and it is a find! This is a nice, sweet restaurant in an easy to find location with ample parking. The service was kind and caring. The tables well spaced for privacy. And the food is delicious. The...More

1  Thank Jan K
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December 22, 2014|
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Response from Linda L | Reviewed this property |
The groupon choices are : $20 for $40 worth of Italian food and drinks
 for parties of two or more OR $38 for $80 worth of Italian food and drinks for parties of four or more I've been there several times going with just... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $18
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Josephine St, North Providence, RI 02904-5502
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  North Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-722-5599
  • E-mail
Located in North Providence, Il Fornello offers authentic Italian cuisine in a warm, inviting and lively atmosphere. Our menu features fresh food that you could find in any Italian's home throughout Italy.We invite you to come in and dine in a warm inviting casual fine dining atmosphere, where everyone is practically family!
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